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Seemingly unfazed at being ousted from the Asian Athletics Association, scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi on Monday said losing the presidential re-election bid to Qatar’s Dahlan Jumaan Al-Hamad has actually given him a chance to work at the “grassroots” level.
“I have no issues today and I congratulate Mr Al-Hamad for being elected as President. I am rather relieved that I will be able to work at the grassroots level in athletics,” Mr. Kalmadi said after losing the vote during the ongoing AAA Congress in Pune.

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Konijeti Rosaiah appointed the new Tamil Nadu Governor

Friday - Aug 26, 2011, 06:33pm (GMT+5.5)
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Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Konijeti Rosaiah was on Friday appointed as the new Tamil Nadu Governor while Jharkhand Governor M.O.H. Farook was shifted to Kerala in a slew of announcements for gubernatorial posts by President Pratibha Patil.

Mr. Rosaiah (78) replaces Surjit Singh Barnala, who took over the post on June 20, 2006. Mr. Rosaiah, a prominent leader from Guntur, assumed charge as AP Chief Minister on September 3, 2009 after the death of the then Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy in a helicopter crash, and held the post till November 24, 2010.

The President has also given additional charge of Goa to Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said.

Mr. Sankaranarayan and Mr. Farook will carry on their new assignments till the end of their terms, it said. Their terms will end in January 2015.

The President has also appointed Ram Naresh Yadav as Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Vakkom Purushothaman as Governor of Mizoram and Syed Ahmed as Governor of Jharkhand.

“Their appointments will take effect from the dates they assume their respective charges,” the statement said.

Mr. Sankaranarayanan had assumed charge of Maharashtra Governor on January 22, 2010. Before coming to Maharashtra, he was appointed Governor of Nagaland on February 3, 2007 and held the post till July 25, 2009 when he was appointed Jharkhand Governor.

Mr. Farook, the 73-year-old leader from Puducherry, took over as Jharkhand Governor on January 22, 2010. He was also the Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia from September 2004 to December 2009.

Mr. Purushothaman is a veteran Congress leader from Vakkom, Kerala. He has been the member of All India Congress Committee for over 25-years. An advocate, Mr. Purushothaman held the post of Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands for three years from March 1993.

The 83-year-old Mr. Yadav is from Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh. He was the Chief Minister of the State from 1977-79 as a Janata Party member. He has contested the 2004 Lok Sabha elections rom Azamgarh on a Congress ticket but lost.

Mr. Ahmed is a former Maharashtra Minister.

 





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